Urbanixm is a knowledge base for urbanism, giving access to information from around the globe about urban interventions and their impact.

We aid an evidence based dialogue about urbanism, guiding cities, businesses and citizens toward environmental and social sustainability.

  • We make urbanism knowledge accessible through a special purpose search engine.
  • We reduce the cost and effort involved in urbanism desk research.
  • We simplify finding information about the measured impact of urban interventions.
  • We provide inspiration on how cities can reach desired outcomes.

Products & Services

Explorer

A software-as-a-service search engine for accessing up-to-date information on a wide range of urban topics.

Effective query refinement over the knowledge-base content providing tailored information views to meet user needs.

Stories

A series of interactive overviews of a selection of urban topics, interventions and their impact.

Sneak-preview in to the contents of the knowledge-base.

Consultancy

Literature and data research on any urban topic.

We deliver interactive reports and in-depth discussions.

Team

Börkur Sigurbjörnsson

Founder

Information scientist with competence in software development, search engines, data mining and natural language processing.

20+ years of experience working in startups, academia, commercial research organizations and innovation accelerators.

7+ years working on urban information systems for urban planning and real estate.

   

Advisors and collaborators

We have assembled a strong international team of advisors and collaborators.

They come from the public and private sector with experience in shaping cities around the globe.

They bring in expertise in urban planning, transport engineering, economics, service design, and more.

Urbanixm has received support from the Icelandic Technology Development Fund